The Resource The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood

The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood

Label
The handmaid's tale
Title
The handmaid's tale
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in the near future, America has become a puritanical theocracy and Offred tells her story as a Handmaid under the new social order
Title
The handmaid's tale
Creator
Summary
In a future world where the birth rate has declined, fertile women are rounded up, indoctrinated as "handmaids," and forced to bear children to prominent men.
Subject
Genre
Story line
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Caribbean and Canada: Best Book, 1987.
  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Fiction, 1985.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 1986.
  • Arthur C. Clarke Award, 1987.
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
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013462
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.A8
LC item number
H3 1986
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750
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
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Margaret Atwood
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  • Hand maid's tale
  • handmaids tale
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20489720
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780385490818
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97042966
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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